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Vanessa Selbst Licks the Competition

3 12 April 2010 , By: compncards
Vanessa Selbst
In case any of you happen to miss it, Vanessa Selbst won the NAPT Main Event at the Mohegan Sun over the weekend. Yes, you read that correct. A woman won a major open tournament. She took down the event and $750,000.
Categories: NAPT, Vanessa Selbst

Stick With What Works

10 April 2010 , By: compncards
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The last week or so, I have been having a really up and down week. I decided to start playing more PLO cash games as it is one game that I have very little cash game experience. I have been told from my play in tournaments that my style is "too tight and predictable. " At the same time, the only two PLO tourneys I have ever played in have resulted in a 8th place finish and a win.
Categories: PLO, swings in poker

The Minor Leagues of Poker

2 1 April 2010 , By: compncards
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For those of you that don't follow smaller events closely, Dwyte Pilgrim recently won his third WSOP Circuit ring at Harrah's Rincon. Quite an accomplishment for the young pro, especially since he just won his first ring last year. Wicked Chops Poker asked if he was the best Minor League Pro out there. This got me to thinking about Poker in the terms of Baseball.
Categories: Dwyte Pilgrim, Minor League Poker, WSOP Circuit

Isildur1 to Play at PartyPoker's Big Game IV

31 March 2010 , By: compncards
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Isildur1 has apparently accepted Tony G's offer to stake him into PartyPoker's Big Game IV. It is unclear whether or not that Isildur1 will reveal his identity to the world or wear some type of mask to keep people guessing. However, we have a pretty go idea of who Isildur1 is not: *Phil Hellmuth* Someone jokingly made a comment on one news story that Phil was Isildur1. Hellmuth plays too rocky to be Isildur1.
Categories: Bryan Micon, Eskimo Clark, Isildur1, Joanna Krupa, NAPT, Peanut, Phil Hellmuth, Tony G

Five Reasons Limit Players Make Better Lovers

1 28 March 2010 , By: compncards
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While NL Holdem might have a lot of excitement, Limit poker offers more stability and less variance. In some cases, it offers a better long term profit potential depending on the game. Giving it further thought, Limit players also tend to be better lovers. Here is why: 1.
Categories: Better Lovers, Limit Poker, Phil Ivey
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